Associate Delegate Assembly (ADA)
The NASPE ADA serves as an advisory board to the NASPE Board of Directors.
ADA Meeting Documents
Purpose and Responsibilities
The purposes and responsibilities of the ADA, as specified in the NASPE Bylaws, are as follows:
- To represent the membership of NASPE as regular meetings.
- To act upon all reports and other items of business submitted to it by the NASPE Board of Directors, and/or others so authorized in the Bylaws, at official meetings and by mail ballot.
- To accept, modify, or discontinue NASPE structures by two-thirds of the votes cast on an official ballot.
- To approve, disapprove, modify, or discontinue standing committees by two-thirds of the votes cast on an official ballot.
- To approve, disapprove, or recommend modifications in the Operating Codes of the ADA, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Standing Committees of NASPE by two-thirds of the votes cast at an official meeting, provided a quorum is present.
A delegate must have held at least two years continuous membership in NASPE in order to qualify for membership in the ADA, immediately prior to election or appointment and maintain membership throughout his/her tenure.
ADA consists of 124 NASPE members representing the following structures:
- NASPE Board of Directors – 10
- Physical Education Steering Committee – 10
- Professional Preparation and Research Steering Committee – 10
- Sport Steering Committee – 10
- Convention Program Committee – 2
- District and Public Relations Committee – 2
- Physical Best Committee – 2
- Publications Committee – 2
- Public Policy Committee – 2
- STARS Committee – 2
- Journal of Coaching Education Editorial Board – 2
- Sport Management Education Journal Editorial Board – 2
- Strategies Editorial Board – 2
- Biomechanics Academy Committee – 1
- Curriculum and Instruction Academy Committee – 1
- Exercise Physiology Academy Committee – 1
- Motor Development and Learning Academy Committee – 1
- Sport and Exercise Psychology Academy Committee – 1
- Sport History, Philosophy, and Sociology Academy Committee – 1
- District AAHPERDs – 1/district (6 total)
- State AHPERDs, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands – 1 each (54 total)
TOTAL = 124
There shall be a meeting of the ADA held annually at the time and place of the AAHPERD National Convention. All agenda items requiring action by the ADA at a regular meeting must be submitted in writing to the NASPE President no less than 30 days in advance of the meeting. An item requiring action, not previously submitted in writing as heretofore specified, may be presented to the NASPE President no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting.